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Making a Pitch with JA

How many 8th graders can say they have owned and operated their own businesses? Thanks to a partnership between JA of Lincoln, Fiserv, and Cathedral of the Risen Christ School, dozens of Lincoln 8th graders can say just that! 7 teams of students worked from October-April learning first-hand how to form a company, sell a product and make a profit. …

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Searching for Peak Performers

So many people come together to make the JA mission possible! We’re a small staff at JA of Lincoln, but we impact tens of thousands of students every year through the generosity of an army of volunteers, educators, and supporters. They truly are the reason we can do what we do, and we love to recognize and thank them. But …

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Young Professionals Board Making Big Impact

Growing in size, growing in influence, growing in impact– that’s our JA of Lincoln Young Professionals Board! This year, the members of the Board gave themselves a goal of filling 100 local classrooms with young professional volunteers– and they’re well on their way! In February, the Board held a volunteer recruitment event called “For the Love of JA.” More than …

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Grab Your Clubs, Golf Is Back!

Spring is here, the grass is green(ish), the flowers are starting to bloom… and for many of us, that means we’ve got golf on the brain! As you’re doing your warm weather dreaming, make sure to include the annual JA Golf Classic in your plans. This fun fundraiser on June 9th features a full day of golf on the beautiful …

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JA Lincoln Tests Pilot Curriculum

It’s an exciting time at JA of Lincoln! We were honored with the opportunity to pilot two brand-new programs, offering our students the very latest in JA curriculum. Volunteers and teachers have been working together to test out the new 1st and 3rd grade curriculum, and their feedback will be used by the national JA office to impact lesson plans …

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When We Win, YOU win

We have some exciting news to share! Once again, Junior Achievement of Lincoln has been recognized as one of the top performing JA offices in the nation. And while we’re obviously honored and humbled, mostly we’re excited by what this means for our friends and supporters. It means that when you donate to JA of Lincoln, you can rest assured …

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Thank You for an Amazing Bowl-a-thon!

And that’s a wrap! After months of planning and preparation, JA of Lincoln’s biggest fundraiser of the year is in the books… and it was a huge success! Thanks to 52 company coordinators, 341 teams (a new record!), nearly 1,900 bowlers, a fantastic group of volunteers, and some truly amazing sponsors, the annual JA of Lincoln Bowl-a-thon raised over $110,000 …

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JA Scholarships – Spread the Word!

Do you know a college-bound high school senior who has benefitted from Junior Achievement? Then we’ve got some information you’ll want to share! Every year, JA of Lincoln gives out several $500-$1,000 scholarships to our best and brightest as they head off into the next chapter of their lives. To qualify, students must be a high school senior in the …

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Jeans for JA

Let’s get casual! Jeans for JA is a simple and fun way to support the students of Lincoln, all while building company morale. You just choose a Friday in February and sign your company up for a JEANS DAY! We’ll send you everything you need, including stickers for everyone who participates to wear proudly. Associates donate $5 to go casual …

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It’s Bowlin’ Time

It’s almost last call, friends! The annual JA Bowl-A-Thon is just a few weeks away, but it’s not too late to get registered and get in on the fun! This event has grown into our largest fundraiser of the year, and this year everything happens on Saturday, February 25th. We’re closing in on the ambitious goal we set for ourselves …

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